Kathy D used a soft rayon fabric from Britex for this 1930's Decades of Style Butterfly Blouse. She had leather she found in Copenhagen, and she used it to bind the edges.
Katherine and Jane went shopping at Piedmont Fabrics and found this gorgeous silk chiffon. Katherine made it into an amazing Decades of Style Butterfly blouse.
Wai also purchased this silk chiffon fabric at Piedmont Fabrics. She soaked it in a gelatin solution before cutting and sewing. This made it easier to handle. She then washed out the gelatin after the garment was finished.
Susie used the Decades of Style #3009 1930s Capelet for the Sewing Challenge. The buttons are gorgeous and she bought them in Paris. Everyone wanted to try on this capelet and loved it. It’s basically a sleeveless jacket with a short cape.
Vicki Z used a red wool tweed and a red silk charmeuse lining for her caplet.
Sue P made this Decades of Style coat from a piece of fabric in the Jane's studio freebie pile. She used silk shantung to bind the edges, and also to make the bias cut cuffs.
Ellen S. created this Decades of Style Parisienne coat! The fabric is linen with a gold sheen. She and Jane lengthened the pattern as she wanted the flounce lower. The very very special button is backed with a snap closure.
Kathy D made another garment using a Decades of Style Lily jacket pattern. The fabric came from Fabric and Fabrics in NY. It has a slight stripe which we used to create a chevron in the back by cutting the fabric in different directions. Kathy flat piped the seams to accentuate them. She has fastened the jacket with covered snaps and added an attractive pin which we chose online.
Wai also made the Decades of Style Lily jacket.
Here is the back view of Wai's jacket. She added the center back seam on the top piece so she could get the chevron effect of the fabric.
Robin's Decades of Style Lily jacket is made with a black denim and topstitched with a light thread.
Barbara looks fantastic in her silk dress with the asymetrical neckline and tie on the side.
Vicki Z made this beautiful Decades of Style Tulip Kimono from Japanese silk. She made the flower closure.
Vicki E has beautiful hand stitching on her 1940's Decades of Style #4005 Girl Friday Blouse. She used a silk crepe de chine that was in her stash.
Her skirt is Decades of Style #3011 1930s Stardust Skirt. The fabric is a textured rayon also from her stash. The three front seams on the skirt are piped beautifully.
Jeanne made this Decades of Style Belle Curve dress using silk noil. It has 40 darts making up the curve from the side of the bust to the back. It has gathering below the waist at the center back.
Barbara S used boiled wool to make this Decades of Style stole. The stole is such a clever idea and it can be made in a few hours if you don’t line it. Once it is on, both of your hands are free, and it stays on.
Susie wears her wool brown check Decades of Style stole very well. She had fun showing everyone how to put it on.
JoAnn B made the Decades of Style stole for a friend of hers. The plaid fabric is cut on the bias.
Diana used a beautiful cotton for her Decades of Style dress.
Pattern description: "Sleeveless shift features side bust darts and pockets. Origami-inspired yoke is fully lined."
Diana liked this dress so much she made it twice. These cotton dresses are cool to wear, and perfect for California's hot summer days.
Carol T used a Liberty of London knit for her Decades of Style dress. It’s so soft, and it gathers nicely on the band at the waist.
Sally made this Decades of Style 1920's coat as a costume for a play of "Thoroughly Modern Millie".
Thea used a rayon fabric to make this Decades of Style beach pajamas. She also has a top to go with the outfit.
Laura decorated this well made Decades of Style apron with bias binding.
Anna made a fun holiday apron.
Vicki made this cute dress by Decades of Style. The fabric is double cotton gauze and came from Stone Mountain and Daughter Fabrics. Vicki piped the seams with a red flat piping.
Vicki made this Decades of Style blouse from their Everyday pattern collection. The fabric is a woven striped cotton with some stretch. The blouse is buttoned at the center back.
Zelda’s blouse was made with a teal silk and linen blend fabric. It wraps the body and fastens at the back waist.
Wai looks very stylish in this Wrap Blouse.
Barbara M made a several cute blouses for her daughter Katie using this pattern.
Kathleen made this dress to wear at a 1920's party. Its made of a rayon from Stone Mountain and Daughter Fabrics in Berkeley, CA.
Jane made the Decades of Style Hazel’s Frock out of silk chiffon from Mood Fabrics in NY. It is lined with silk and beaded at the neckline and sleeve hems."
Jane's Decades of Style dress is made in a red linen.
Kathleen loved Jane's caftan and decided to make one too.